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Sheriff’s deputies seize pot, pills and cash in pair of weekend drug raids

A Whitley District Judge has set $50,000 cash bonds for two men arrested by Whitley County Sheriff's deputies in separate drug trafficking cases late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

Posted On 17 Mar 2010

Fuel tank explodes after early-morning crash on I-75 near KY/Tenn. border

Emergency officials say they are lucky that no one was killed or seriously injured when a Georgia semi collided with an Ohio van early Tuesday morning on I-75 and one of the tanks on the semi exploded.

Posted On 16 Mar 2010

Plea agreement reached before jury returns verdict in Ramey trail

A three-day trial for a former Corbin Police Officer and one-time Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy and his son ended prior to a jury verdict Monday afternoon.

Posted On 15 Mar 2010

Sides give differing accounts in second day of trial against ex Corbin police officer and son

It will likely be Monday afternoon before a nine-woman, four-man Whitley Circuit Court Jury decides whether a former Corbin police officer and one-time Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy and his son are guilty of assaulting a man while allegedly trying to rob him nearly...

Posted On 13 Mar 2010

Trial begins in case of ex-Corbin officer, son, accused of beating man in dispute over gun

According to prosecutors, nearly three years ago, former Corbin Police Officer Tony Ramey and his son, Perry Anthony Ramey, went to a man's home to recover a gun belonging to Tony Ramey that Perry had stolen and sold to pay a drug debt.

Posted On 11 Mar 2010

Police descend on filthy Williamsburg home; about 30 sick and abandoned animals seized

Williamsburg Police Lt. Jason Caddell captures one of many chickens at the...

Posted On 11 Mar 2010

Former Cumberland Inn manager accused of theft

A Whitley County Grand Jury handed down a 21-count indictment against a former Cumberland Inn general manager Friday morning for allegedly stealing over $8,000 last year.

Posted On 10 Mar 2010

City of Williamsburg accused of sanitary sewer violations; must make repairs within 7 years

The city of Williamsburg has seven years to fix all the problems related to its storm sewer system after approving an agreed order Monday night with the Energy and Environment Cabinet.

Posted On 10 Mar 2010

Deputies find over 400 prescription pain pills in vehicle stopped on I-75

A Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy arrested three Lexington residents Thursday morning, who were returning to Kentucky after one of them visited a Florida pain clinic and had over 400 pills in the vehicle.

Posted On 07 Mar 2010

18-year-old Whitley Jail inmate found dead Friday morning

An 18-year-old Whitley County Detention Center inmate died early Friday morning, but no foul play is suspected, according to Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley.

Posted On 05 Mar 2010